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General Anesthesia vs. I.V. Sedation for Breast Augmentation?

8 monthes ago   |   By Aesthetic Surgical

It's possible to perform breast augmentation utilizing either I.V. sedation or general anesthesia. Each approach has advantages and disadvantages and both approaches have advocates.
It's important that the anesthesia be administered by a board certified anesthesiologist,regardless of the type of anesthesia utilized. This is an important point, because I.V. sedation is occasionally administered without an anesthesiologist as a cost cutting maneuver. When this happens, your surgeon is also your anesthesiologist.
I generally prefer general anesthesia for a variety of reasons. I typically...
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Breast Augmentation through the Belly Button

Breast Augmentation through the Belly Button

8 monthes ago   |   By Aesthetic Surgical

The transumbilical approach to breast augmentation has advocates, but the vast majority of plastic surgeons prefer other surgical approaches. Surgeons, who prefer the transumbilical approach, feel that this procedure has a major advantage - less scarring. They believe that transumbilical incisions heal imperceptibly. They acknowledge that there's a steep learning curve with this procedure and that there are potential problems with implant malposition. There's no question that excellent results can be obtained with this procedure.
The majority of plastic surgeons prefer the transaxillary...
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